Tag Archives: Communications
EPRI’s Distributed Energy Resources Integration Toolkit: An Overview of EPRI Tools for Testing and Implementing Open Protocols
The Distributed Energy Resources Integration Toolkit compiles various EPRI tools used to apply open communication protocols to demand response and distributed energy resources. It is intended to help support development and testability of open protocols. This report summarizes the tools in the toolkit.
This newsletter focuses on communications technologies with potential for major impacts on the electric power industry. This issue examines developments in Fifth Generation (5G) mobile wireless technologies.
Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) supports communication between utilities and customers through smart meters, communications networks, and data management software. This research examines how to write specifications for these systems so that they are protected from rapid obsolescence, highlighting five important considerations for AMI deployment.
This report presents the results of testing Television White Space—unoccupied broadcast channels in the very high frequency (VHF) and ultra-high frequency (UHF) bands—for utility communications applications.